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Now playing on a waterfront near you: The osprey show
Port Gardner in Everett is one of the nation’s best places to watch the raptors raise their young.
Great blue breeders: Herons raise the next generation in Everett
You can watch the giant, gawky birds atop pilings in a herony along the city’s waterfront.
Tulalip Bay’s belted kingfishers are kings of the waterfront
From their perches on pilings, the sharp-beaked birds keep a sharp eye for small fish to eat.
How to turn your summer garden into a hummingbird haven
Here are 10 nectar-rich plants — most of them red — that will attract hummingbirds to your yard.
Arlington woman offers ‘Faith Steps’ for troubled times
Lisa Phillips believes her book can help military families coping with today’s coronavirus crisis.
State’s forecast for 2020 salmon runs well below projections
Anglers should expect restrictions due to fewer fish than expected returning to local waterways.
Take a magical eagle tour on the Skagit River this winter
Boat fleets take camera buffs on the river for photo sessions with America’s symbol.
Comings and goings: Spot these 10 migrating Northwest birds
Here are five birds that migrate here in winter — and five others that fly away to sunnier skies.
Pass Lake in Skagit County can be challenging, but rewarding
The lake near Deception Pass is better in the fall when trout rise in the water to plump up for winter.
Fish and Wildlife Department giving crabbers a bonus season
The winter crabbing season opened last week and is scheduled to go through the end of the year.
Washington state is ‘a mushroom hunter’s paradise’
All the state and national forests, plus the rain, make this an ideal place for mushrooms to grow.
B.C.’s Corbett Lake solid place for fly fishing
Kamloops rainbow trout were plentiful, and bit on various flies during an early May outing.
Fire results in bigger, more plentiful fish in Black Pine Lake
Fire danger closed the lake near Twisp for most of last summer allowing the fish to grow.
Trout season opens Saturday: Here’s where to catch them
Some 2.1 million were planted in area lakes for anglers to contend with on Saturday.
Teach a kid to fish: 6 local derbies scheduled for trout season
Here’s how to get youngsters hooked on the sport — even if Mom and Dad don’t fish themselves.
Dismal local outlook for upcoming salmon season
Aside from coho, the forecast for the upcoming salmon season on local rivers is ‘very discouraging.’
Government shutdown likely to delay Skagit steelhead fishery
The catch-and-release fishery for steelhead on the Skagit and Sauk rivers was set to open Feb. 1.
Before the malls, Christmas shoppers flocked to Everett
Historian Larry O’Donnell looks back on the days when downtown was the county’s retail center.
‘So he bid her goodbye and went fishing’
Fishing bum Al Knudson, a founding member of the Evergreen Fly Fishing Club, created the Knudson Spider.
‘Robust’ numbers expected as waterfowl season opens Saturday
WDWF says it was a good breeding year for ducks and geese in Canada and Alaska.